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Agenda Set for TRVA 45th Annual Meeting

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Agenda 2011 Annual Meeting TRVA 45th Annual Meeting Agenda Monday October 17, 2011 10:00 AM Golf Outing Gatlinburg Municipal Golf Course 5:30 PM Welcome Reception & Early Registration Clarion Inn & Suites Hotel, James K. Polk Penthouse Suite Tuesday October 18, 2011 8:00 AM TRVA Board of Directors Meeting TRVA 45th Annual Meeting Clarion Inn […]

TRVA 45th Annual Meeting

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

TRVA 45th Annual Meeting Invitation & Registration Information TRVA 45th Annual Meeting

Georgia Water Resources Conference 2011 Report Targets the Tennessee River

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

The State of Georgia continues to target the Tennessee River as a solution to their current and future water supply crisis.  A detailed report of the Georgia Water Resources Conference held in April of 2011 is available under the links tab of the TRVA website.  You may also copy and paste the web address below […]

TRVA Board of Directors Adopts Resolution in Opposition to Georgia Intentions to Divert Water Away From the Tennessee River Basin

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

A RESOLUTION: URGING THE STATE OF GEORGIA TO INVEST IN INFRASTRUCTURE AND IMPROVE CONSERVATION EFFORTS TO ADDRESS ITS WATER SUPPLY NEEDS. WHEREAS, the Tennessee River is of enormous economic and environmental importance to the Tennessee Valley region and its citizens; and WHEREAS, the Tennessee River provides in excess of 200 million gallons of water per […]

The Tennessee River Should Be Protected From the Adverse Effects of Interbasin Transfers

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

According to a joint study by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the Tennessee River is the most intensively used river system in the country.  Approximately 97 percent of the water currently withdrawn from the river is returned to the system for use downstream, making the region one of the lowest […]

TRVA is Needed Now More Than Ever!!!

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Since 1967, the Tennessee River Valley Association has served as the only unbiased non-partisan unified voice for overall common sense water resource policies in the Tennessee and Cumberland Valleys. Valley economies depend on our region’s river systems for low-cost power generation, municipal & industrial water supply, efficient waterborne transportation, recreation, tourism, environmental preservation and jobs. […]

Administration Responds to IWUB Recommendations

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Oberstar- Final Response on recommendations of the Inland Waterways Users Board (IWUB)- 21 Dec 10

Why Water Projects Should Not be Included In The Earmark Moratorium

Saturday, March 5th, 2011

Past designation of funds by the Congress for some dubious projects like the “bridge to nowhere” became a highly charged political issue during the 2010 election. As a result, Republicans in the House and Senate have now established a ban on earmarking funds for specific projects. Facing the threat of a Presidential veto, the Democrat […]

Roads, rails and runways–why not Ports and Rivers?

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Roads, rails and runways — why not Ports and Rivers? The membership of the Tennessee River Valley Association and Tennessee-Cumberland Waterways Council was surprised and disappointed with President Obama’s recent announcement that he intends to ask Congress for at least $50 billion in funding for infrastructure but made no mention of critical waterways infrastructure projects […]

TRVA Adopted Position on Port Funding

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

TRVA Adopted Position on Port Funding